Telephones are down 1-1.30 today

We have had a lot of problems with the phone lines over the last month. BT have now identified the problem and are fixing it NOW. Apologies if you cannot get through at the moment but hopefully after 1.30, the phones will be much better

Are you newly Pregnant?

The Maternity Digital Transformation programme launched a new online self-referral form for newly pregnant women to register for maternity services. The form collects basic demographic details alongside basic obstetric and medical history. Once a self-referral has been submitted a midwife will contact you directly to offer early pregnancy advice and to arrange an appointment at … Continued

If you are seeing Dr Parratt today…

Dr Parratt currently has a painful back and so needs to avoid sitting. Therefore he will be standing during his consultations wherever possible. We thank you for your understanding.

Parking – please don’t block the Wickes delivery bay

There are new double yellow lines near the exit for the surgery which makes exiting the car park easier. However, some cars have now parked very close to the Wickes delivery bay. Please note that Wickes have deliveries all day and parking here risks your car being damaged as the lorries swing in. Your car … Continued

Publications of earnings

All GP practices are required to declare the mean net earnings (eg. Average pay) for GPs working to deliver NHS services to patients at each practice. This is required in the interests of the greater public accountability recognising GP pay is ultimately funded from tax paid by the public. The average pay for GPs working … Continued


It appears the power issues may have knocked out part of our phone system. Most of the phones are working, and the engineers are here fixing it. However, please be patient if it takes a little longer to get through than usual.

Feeling desperate? Worried you may harm yourself?

We all need to feel safe – and to have a plan for when we do not. Safety planning is essential in all areas of life – and especially for people who feel in desperation, and who may self-harm or attempt to take their lives. New free resource for everyone Please feel free to … Continued

Merry Christmas

All the Doctors and Staff at the Medical Centre wish you all a happy and healthy Christmas and 2019. We are closed on the bank holidays, and of course it will be busy for the next few weeks, so we appreciate your patience and understanding. Thank you to all those patients who have brought us … Continued